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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

AFCON 2019 - Femi Otedola Fulfils $25,000 Pledge To Super Eagles

Nigeria Oil tycoon, Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his promise of $25,000 to the Super Eagles for the only goal they scored against Algeria in the semi final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
The former Chairman of Forte Oil PLC had pledge that he was going to give out $25,000 to the Super Eagles for every goals scored against Algeria in the Semi-Final of the just concluded African Cup Of Nations in Egypt. The match ended 2-1 in favour of the Algerians

This was revealed by Otedola through the verified twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation after receiving some members of the team’s backroom staff and Eagles defender, Kennth Omeruo at his office on Tuesday.

He wrote: “Integrity is keeping your word. I redeemed my pledge of $25000 per goal to representatives of the Super Eagles. On hand (L-R) Chidi Ngoka (Equipment Manager), Enebi Achor (Team Manager) and Defender Kenneth Omeruo today in my office ?? …F.Ote??,”

Recalled that Otedola along with Aliko Dangote both promised the Super Eagles the combine sum of $75,000.
While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000, Otedola promised $25,000.

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